Adult Book Sales Flat in October; Kids' Down 6.8%

Sales of adult books were flat in October compared to October 2017, according to figures released by the AAP as part of its StatShot program. Sales in the children/young adult segment fell 6.8% in the month compared to 2017. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children/YA Sales Rose, Adult Sales Fell in October

Sales in the children/young adult category increased 20.9% in October over October 2018, while sales of adult books fell 3.7%, according to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adult Sales Up, Kids' Sales Down In First Nine Months of 2017

Sales of adult trade books inched up 0.4% in the first nine months of 2017, over the same period in 2016, according to estimated released by the AAP’s StatShot program. Sales in the children’s/young adult segment fell 3.5% in the nine-month period compared to 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Higher Digital Sales Drove Gains of Adult Books in August

Sales of downloadable audio jumped 32% in August over a year ago and e-book sales rose 14.6%. With hardcover sales up 29% in the month, sales of adult books rose 13.2% in August, according to AAP's BookStat. Total industry sales inched up 0.3% in the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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8 Awesome Zombie Books for Adults

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AAP: Adult Sales Dipped in April, Rose for Kids'

Sales of adult trade books fell 4.4% in April. Despite the decline, adult trade sales were up 0.5% over the first four months of 2018. In the children/young adult category, April sales increased 6.7% and were up 9.1% over the first four months of 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Sales Flat at Hudson in 2018

While sales in Hudson Group's literature category dropped 5% in 2018 compared to 2017, book sales were about flat with 2017. Hudson operates about 60 bookstores in airports and sells books in another 500 of Hudson's 1,082 locations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adult Trade Sales Down in January, Kids' Up

Sales of adult trade books fell 7.3% in January compared to the first month of 2018, according to the AAP’s StatShot program. Sales in the children’s/young adult category rose 4.3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Print Book Sales Stayed Flat in 2018

The value of print books sold in Canada totaled C$1.13 billion ($850 million) in 2018, with 54.7 million units sold, according to data released by BookNet Canada and BNC SalesData, the national sales tracking service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Soft Kids, Adult Fiction Sales Drop Units 0.8% in Early December

Declines in adult fiction and juvenile fiction and nonfiction offset a 7.6% increase in adult nonfiction sales, resulting in a 0.8% drop in unit sales of print books for the week ended Dec. 8, 2018, compared to the similar week last year at outlets the report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Soft Adult Sales Lead to 2% Unit Decline in Late October

With sales down in both adult categories, unit sales of print books in the week ended Oct. 27, 2018, fell 2.2% compared to the same week in 2017, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of October 8, 2018

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Easter Books Contribute to 8% Sales Gain in Mid-March

With Easter occurring two weeks earlier this year than in 2017, unit sales of print books rose 8% in the week ended March 18, 2018, over the comparable period in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Turtles’ Helps Lift Sales 8% In Early October

With three of the four major book segments posting double-digit gains, unit sales of print books were 8% higher in the week ended Oct. 15, 2017, than in the similar week in 2016 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Books Drive 5% Gain in Sales in Early October

New books from Dan Brown and Rupi Kaur and a new edition of a Harry Potter title all contributed to print-unit sales that were 5% higher in the week ended Oct. 8, 2017, than in the comparable week in 2016, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adult, Kids' Sales Rose in November

Sales in the adult trade category increased 6.8% in November over a year ago, and sales in the children’s/young adult category jumped 16.2%, according to the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adults Sales Rose in August But Slipped for Kids

Sales of adult trade books rose 10.3% in August over August 2015, but sales of children’s/young adult titles slipped 1.3%, according to figures released by the Association of American Publishers as part of its StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publisher removes 'adult humour' book from sale after outcry

US publisher Abrams is discontinuing the publication of Bad Little Children's Books in both the UK and America at the author's request after the book came under heavy fire on social media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Adult Books Sales Fell in First Half of 2016

Sales of adult trade books dropped 2.8% in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to figures released by the Association of American Publishers. Sales in the children’s/young adult segment, meanwhile, rose 0.9% in the same period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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